McGill Cares: End-of-Life Care in Dementia

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 12:00to12:45

Join us on February 2, 2022, at noon for the next McGill Cares webcast to support informal caregivers. During candid, 30-minute interviews with leading experts, Claire Webster explores topics related to caring for a loved one with dementia.      

End-of-Life Care in Dementia 

Dr. Catherine Ferrier will speak about caring for people with dementia as the end-of-life approaches. She will explain the evolution of the disease and how to plan ahead to ensure an effective palliative approach in care. She will also reflect on the experience of grief at different stages of the evolution of a loved one’s dementia.  

Dr. Ferrier is a family physician and holds a Certificate of Special Competence in Care of the Elderly from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. She works in the Division of Geriatric Medicine of the McGill University Health Centre, where her focus is on cognitive disorders and assessment of decision-making capacity. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University. 

This episode of McGill Cares is made possible by a donation from the Zeller Family Foundation

To watch the webcast, click here at 12 pm EST Wednesday, February 2, 2022, when the link will become public and accessible. 

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